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.SMIL File Extension

File TypeSMIL Presentation File

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CategoryVideo Files


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What is a SMIL file?

Multimedia presentation written in the Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL), which is similar to HTML; used for developing audiovisual slide shows and presentations; may contain text and references to streaming audio and video files.

More Information

The SMIL format is supported by various Nokia cell phones, such as the Nokia 6600, 3560, and other Series 60 (S60) phones. SMIL files can be created and opened by the Messaging Application included with the phone's software.

Additional information about the SMIL format can be found at the W3C website.

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Programs that open SMIL files
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
ACD Systems ACDSee 19
Ambulant Player
Apple QuickTime Player
Microsoft Internet Explorer
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Ambulant Player
Apple QuickTime Player
Ambulant Player
RealNetworks RealPlayer Cloud
Updated 6/16/2008

.SMIL Extension Information

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